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Some Stena Impero crew released

Iran released seven of 23 crew of British-flagged tanker Stena Impero seized earlier in July, Sweden’s foreign minister said. The Swedish-owned Stena Impero was...

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans

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Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in...

Joint training strengthens peacekeeping in Mali

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Currently, a team of nine officers from Sweden and Finland is in Timbuktu, Mali. The team is called “Nordic Defence Cooperation Mobile Training Team”,...

DR Congo doctor, Yazidi activist win Nobel Peace Prize

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Denis Mukwege, a doctor who helps victims of sexual violence in Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi rights activist...

DR Congo not helping with UN monitor murder investigation – Sweden

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Swedish prosecutors accused Democratic Republic of Congo's government of not co-operating with the investigation into the murder of a Swedish UN sanctions...

Saab sees further increases in defence spending internationally

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"In large parts of the world we are seeing further increases in defence spending and bigger investments in civil security than before,"...

Botswana still evaluating its fighter jet options

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The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) is still evaluating its options regarding the acquisition of new fighter jets, in spite of Botswana's President...

Sweden ready to assist with investigation of UN deaths in DRC

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Sweden's prime minister paid tribute to a United Nations worker who died in Democratic Republic of Congo, saying those responsible must be...

Swedish court upholds Rwanda genocide life sentence

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A Swedish court of appeal on Wednesday upheld the life imprisonment verdict it gave to a man for genocide during the Rwanda...

Mapisa-Nqakula meets her Swedish counterpart

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, this week met with her Swedish counterpart, Peter Hultqvist, to discuss ongoing defence co-operation between...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...